Soviet Patrol Craft (A/S)
|Type:||Patrol Craft (A/S) (BMO class)|
|Completed||1943 - Zavod No 196 (Sudomekh), Galerniy, Leningrad|
|Date of attack||17 Oct 1944||Nationality: Soviet|
|Fate||Sunk by U-1165 (Hans Homann)|
|Position||59° 27'N, 24° 00'E - Grid AO 3547|
|Complement||? men (? dead and ? survivors).|
|History||Commissioned on 18 September 1943 as SK-512 and assigned to the Baltic Fleet, later reclassified BMO-512. |
|Notes on event|
At 11.36 hours on 17 October 1944 U-1165 observed a hit with a Gnat on a coastal minesweeper that exploded and sank in the Gulf of Finland. This vessel must have been the BMO-512 which was reported sunk after hitting a mine northwest of Suurupi while en route to Tallinn.
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